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Man who punched wife holding baby sentenced to 10 days

Man who punched wife holding baby sentenced to 10 days

June 3rd, 2015 5:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who punched his wife in the face Sunday while she was holding their baby because she refused to give him money was sentenced Monday to 10 days in jail in Hawkins County Sessions Court.

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Literacy Council of Kingsport receives $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Literacy Council of Kingsport receives $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

June 3rd, 2015 5:00 pm by Staff reports

Specifically, the grant will help to improve the current literacy program, address the growing gap in services for English Speakers of Other Language students, address the waiting list and expand the adult program.

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Filing deadline approaching for Scott County candidates

Filing deadline approaching for Scott County candidates

June 3rd, 2015 3:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - After the recent Democratic caucus and Republican canvass in Scott County, candidates have been chosen to represent both parties in the Nov. 3 election.

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Community Scrapbook: How Does Your Garden Grow?

June 3rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features the pallet garden started this year by the YMCA's Holston Elementary Afterschool program.

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Stay or Go? City considering removing signals on Watauga

Stay or Go? City considering removing signals on Watauga

June 3rd, 2015 1:03 pm by Matthew Lane

Should the traffic signals on Watauga Street be removed? The city of Kingsport wants to know your opinion on the matter.

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Suspect in I-81 gunfire arrested in Blountville

Suspect in I-81 gunfire arrested in Blountville

June 3rd, 2015 11:31 am by Rain Smith

The suspected gunman in a Tuesday road rage incident on Interstate 81 was arrested shortly thereafter in Blountville, where he allegedly waved his firearm at a separate motorist and stopped traffic on Highway 11-W.

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First Amendment wins' are cause for concern

First Amendment wins' are cause for concern

June 3rd, 2015 9:50 am by Editorial Board

Would you think someone who puts up a post threatening to shoot up a kindergarten class should be behind bars? So do we. But a majority of the court doesn't.

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Sizzling summer eats and icy cold treats

Sizzling summer eats and icy cold treats

June 3rd, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

We asked readers to share recipes for their favorite hot grilled foods and cool summer treats. What they delivered was a wide array of tasty-sounding dishes sure to make you want to fire up the grill, tempt your taste buds or simply beat the heat.

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Attempted murder indictment for man accused of shooting at girlfriend

Attempted murder indictment for man accused of shooting at girlfriend

June 3rd, 2015 8:25 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of firing two gunshots at his girlfriend during an argument over a cigarette rolling machine was indicted Monday on two charges including Class A felony attempted first-degree murder.

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Questions and answers about newly approved USA Freedom Act

Questions and answers about newly approved USA Freedom Act

June 3rd, 2015 6:27 am by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

President Barack Obama has signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which extends three expiring surveillance provisions of the 9/11-era USA Patriot Act. It also overhauls the most controversial provision.

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